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Re: How require one out of many packages?



On So September 9 2007, Jesse Keating wrote:

> Probably best to get them to all provide console-browser or some such
> as a generic provides, that way your package could just require
> console-browser and yum will sort it out at install time (either
> something already installed, already in the transaction set, or
> shortest name wins).

Ville has started to collect these kind of provides in a list[1], maybe this 
can be included in the Guidelines to make sure, that this is uniform, e.g. 
wget provides webclient, but curl does not. But webclient is not good enough, 
because also firefox provides webclient.

Regards,
Till

[1] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/VilleSkytt%C3%A4/VirtualProvides

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